Tonya Nelson

Tonya Nelson


  • Colonial legacy, Decolonization, Reappraisal of the colonial past

  • London (United Kingdom)

Tonya Nelson is Chair of ICOM UK and has been leading efforts in the UK to promote decolonisation through international collaboration. She was formerly Director of Museums And Cultural Programmes at University College London (UCL).  She is currently Chair of the Bomb Factory Arts Foundation board of trustees and sits on the board trustees of The National Gallery. Prior to entering the cultural sector, she was a lawyer and management consultant in Washington, DC.  Tonya Nelson was appointed to be the first Director of Arts Technology and Innovation at Arts Council England after co-authoring the policy report Culture is Digital

Tonya Nelson at the Latitude Festival:

How Museums Move Into the Future

Contributions by Tonya Nelson